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This year, The French Institute offer you a new immersion programme in the beautiful city of Bordeaux.


45mn away from the Atlantic Ocean and 2h away from Paris, Bordeaux is a young cosmopolitan city. Its dynamic atmosphere and many leisure activities to experience during your trip will make it an unforgettable destination.
Bordeaux is the sixth biggest city in France with almost 800 000 inhabitants. Its colleges and universities welcome more than 70 000 students each year, 7500 of which are foreign students.
There are many festivities and entertaining events in Bordeaux during the summer: concerts, festivals, exhibits, sporting events. The city’s rhythm is in full swing!


The training center is in located in Bordeaux Bastide, on avenue Thiers. Founded in 2009 and easily accessible by transport, our school partner is located just in front of the Tram A stop ‘botanical garden’, 5 minutes walk from the ‘Megarama allées Serr’ car park, 30 meters from bus lines 10 and 45 and just next to a VCUB terminal. The French school in Bordeaux is certified by te FLE, Qualiopi quality certification and is an examination center for the TEF, TCF and DELF / DALF. They offer a wide variety French courses and exam preparation in small groups or individually for all levels. They offer cultural activities, accommodation solutions as well as language stays.


The Junior Program is available to all young people who would like to learn or improve their French. Classes are arranged according to the level of French of each student. The program includes 20 general French lessons.

The Junior Language Study Trip in Bordeaux is perfect to:

• Put in practice the lessons learned in class during the school year.

• Immerse yourself in a French-speaking environment.

• Discover the French lifestyle and culture.

• Meet new people and form bonds.

Juniors general French lessons consist of groups of 12 students at most, every morning from 9:00am to 12:30pm.


Depending on the chosen program, you can enjoy various activities after your morning French class. It’s a great follow-up to the course, since it allows you to keep practicing French outside of the classroom. The program is extensive and varied to please all students.

The staff is on hand and present for all activities: Visit of Bordeaux’s city centre • Sailing • Quizzes • Sports • Workshops • Karaoke • Bowling • Yoga • Relaxation • Drama classes… Every week, they dedicate half a day to a beach excursion to enjoy the beautiful Atlantic Coast.



ACCOMMODATION IN A HOST FAMILY: Staying with a host family is the best way for students to discover French lifestyle. You are guaranteed to share great moments, get an authentic feel for the French way of life, and get even more familiar with our country’s culture. Our host families are selected according to strict and precise criteria, and have been working with Newdeal Institut for many years. All of our host families live close to our school and are easy to reach on foot, by tramway or by bus (5 to 30mn).
ACCOMMODATION IN A HOST FAMILY: The students have breakfast and dinner with their host family. Lunch is served directly at school, it includes a starter, a main course, dessert and drinks. Packed lunches will be provided by their host family when going on trips.
Dates and fees for our language programmes depend on student's choice and wishes. Please call/email us for more information.



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